Phase III Trial of Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Versus Hippocampal-Avoidant Whole Brain Radiotherapy (HA-WBRT) for 10 or Fewer Brain Metastases From Small Cell Lung Cancer

Date Added
June 23rd, 2021
PRO Number
Pro00110550
Researcher
Anand Sharma

List of Studies


Keywords
Cancer, Cancer/Brain, Cancer/Lung
Summary

This study is for participants that have been diagnosed with small cell lung cancer, that has spread to the brain. The purpose of this study is to see if high dose radiation therapy delivered only to the small areas of brain cancer and avoiding the surrounding normal brain tissue, called stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), decrease side effects related to memory and thinking compared to radiation to the entire brain, called, whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) that avoids the hippocampus but treats all of the brain tissue along with a drug that helps preserve memory and thinking called memantine. Participants can expect to be on this study for up to 6 months, depending on what treatment they receive (SRS alone or HA-WBRT with memantine). Participants will then be followed every 2 to 3 months for at least 1 year after study completion and then every 6 months for their lifetime or until disease progression.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Lydia Moats, Research Coordinator
864-725-7125
lydia.moats@selfregional.org

A Phase II Randomized Trial of Adjuvant Therapy With Pembrolizumab After Resection of Recurrent/Second Primary Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma With High Risk Features

Date Added
May 14th, 2021
PRO Number
Pro00110906
Researcher
Anand Sharma

List of Studies


Keywords
Cancer, Cancer/Head & Neck
Summary

This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with recurrent or new head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Patients either have had a recurrence (the tumor has comeback) or a new head and neck cancer in a different area of the head and neck (second primary) which has been removed by surgery. The study drug used is called pembrolizumab. The purpose of this study is to see if adding pembrolizumab to radiation or if using pembrolizumab by itself after surgery compared to the usual approaches with chemotherapy and radiation will increase life expectancy. Participants can expect to be on this study for up to 12 months and then followed for 5 years.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
HCC Clinical Trials Office
843-792-9321
hcc-clinical-trials@musc.edu

A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled, Phase 3 Study of Debio 1143 in Combination With Platinum-Based Chemotherapy and Standard Fractionation Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy in Patients With Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck, Suitable for Definitive Chemoradiotherapy (TrilynX)

Date Added
February 17th, 2021
PRO Number
Pro00105934
Researcher
Anand Sharma

List of Studies


Keywords
Cancer, Cancer/Head & Neck, Drug Studies, Men's Health, Women's Health
Summary

This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (LA-SCCHN). The investigational drug used in this study is Debio 1143. The main purpose of this study is to learn how well the study medicine works and how safe the study medicine is compared with placebo. A placebo is an inactive substance that looks like the study medicine but does not contain any active study medicine. Participants can expect to be in this study for up to 7 years. Participation will consist of approximately 56 visits at the study center over a period of 5 years, followed by telephone calls every 6 months over a period of maximum 2 years.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
HCC Clinical Trials Office
843-792-9321
hcc-clinical-trials@musc.edu

MRI Brain Surveillance Alone Versus MRI Surveillance and Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation (PCI): A Randomized Phase III Trial in Small-Cell Lung Cancer (MAVERICK)

Date Added
February 10th, 2020
PRO Number
Pro00097172
Researcher
Anand Sharma

List of Studies


Keywords
Cancer, Cancer/Lung, Lung
Summary

This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with Small-Cell Lung Cancer. The purpose of this study is to find out if this approach is better or worse than the usual approach. The usual approach is defined as care that most people get for small cell lung cancer. Participants can expect to be on this study for two years.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Nancy McGaha
(864) 725-7129
nmcgaha@selfregional.org

A Randomized Phase II/III Trial of De-Intensified Radiation Therapy for Patients With Early-Stage, P16-Positive, Non-Smoking Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer

Date Added
November 13th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00093609
Researcher
Anand Sharma

List of Studies


Keywords
Cancer/Head & Neck
Summary

This study is for patients with low-risk, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) positive oropharyngeal cancer. The first part of the study is to determine if a reduced dose of radiation along with chchemotherapy or immunotherapy result in the same length of time without the cancer getting worse as the usual approach. The second part of this study is being done to also see if quality of life with a reduced dose of radiation with chemotherapy or immunotherapy than the usual approach.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
HCC Clinical Trials Office
843-792-9321
hcc-clinical-trials@musc.edu

Randomized Phase II/III Trial of Radiotherapy with Concurrent MEDI4736 (Durvalumab) vs. Radiotherapy with Concurrent Cetuximab in Patients with Locoregionally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer with a Contraindication to Cisplatin

Date Added
May 18th, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00077581
Researcher
Anand Sharma

List of Studies


Keywords
Cancer, Cancer/Head & Neck, Stage II, Stage III
Summary

This study is for patients that have been diagnosed with stage III-IVB Head and Neck cancer. The investigational drug in this study is MEDI4736 (Durvalumab). The purpose of the safety lead-in portion of the study is to determine whether adding the study drug MEDI4736 to radiation is safe in patients with head and neck cancer who cannot take the drug cisplatin. The purpose of the phase II/III portion is to compare any good and bad effects of usual radiation plus the study treatment, MEDI4736 (durvalumab), to the usual therapy of radiation plus cetuximab in patients with head and neck cancer who cannot take the drug cisplatin. Participants in the safety lead-in portion can expect to be in this study for approximately 2.5 years. Participants in the Phase II/III portion can expect to be in the study for up to 32 weeks, and then followed by their study doctor to monitor for side effects every year.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
HCC Clinical Trials Office
843-792-9321
hcc-clinical-trials@musc.edu



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